Behind Bars

Five Questions For The Bartender: Canon's Chris Elford

"You basically take poison, put it inside burned wood, and it comes out delicious. That is a miracle."

10/21/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Oeno Files

Hey, Re:public's Ashley Sinko, What Should I Drink Tonight?

"Dark cherry and raspberry shine on the palate with hints of violet and tobacco."

10/16/2013 By Sara Hendrickson


Meet the Makers of Seattle's First Sakes

Two local beer brewers take on sake.

10/16/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Behind Bars

Five Questions For The Bartender: Sun Liquor's Missy Cross

"Proposals, break ups, fist fights, and way too much making out."

10/14/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: New Edition

Cool it now, not the R&B group with Bobby Brown, but new restaurants with new happy hour menus.

10/10/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Oeno Files

Hey, Poppy's Jason Erickson, What Should I Drink Tonight?

"Delicate floral nose leading to tart cranberry, raspberry and plum."

10/09/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Now in a Can

Airways Brewing Serves Up Another Seasonal Stout

The world didn't end... so coconuts!

10/08/2013 By James Ross Gardner

Mount Up

Meet the Taxidermic Animal Heads of Seattle's Bars

...and drink like them too.

10/07/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: E. Smith Mercantile's Jessie Poole

"You can basically pretend you're on a Scottish cliffside feeling the salty sea mist on your ruddy cheeks."

10/07/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Apple Cup

Beyond Washington: Other Northwest Ciders of Note

Our local cidermakers are superb, but we also have some favorites from Oregon and British Columbia.

10/07/2013 By Brianna Lantz


Monsoon Expands...and Adds a Proper Cocktail Bar

Wow, 19th Avenue is becoming quite the hotspot.

10/04/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Oeno Files

Hey, A and B Import's Kurt Schlatter, What Should I Drink Tonight?

"You'll catch a terrific whiff of those herb and lavender scents when you pour a glass."

10/02/2013 By Sara Hendrickson


Cider Apples Taste Nasty

And they’re in really short supply.

10/01/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


First Look: Westland Distillery is Open in SoDo

Seattle's newest distillery is open for public tours.



Meet the Grog, a Bar Opening Behind Ballard Annex Oyster House

The restaurant's back bar gets its own seafaring, spice-driven identity.

10/01/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Hop Happenings

Fresh Hop Frenzy

Fresh Hop Fest starts today. Plus, more upcoming festivals in Seattle and Yakima will showcase this year's crop of fresh hop beer.

10/01/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Rumba's Kate Perry

"Pardon the obvious bias, but the most underrated spirit is rum."

09/30/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Hopped Up

Bartell Drugs Is Planning Another Growler Fill Station

Greenwood will get the same line-inspiring setup as South Lake Union.

09/30/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Sad News

Vessel Has Closed Its Doors

Last night was it for one of the city's venerable craft cocktail destinations.

09/28/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Sake Edition

Booze holidays are always a good excuse to go out, and National Sake Day is on October 1.

09/26/2013 By Cassie Sawyer